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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues


Banks Add Twist to CLO-Trading Evolution

Several large banks took subordinate positions in collateralized loan obligations on the secondary market in recent weeks, countering a trend in which...

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Premium Point Revises Results

In a rare and potentially damaging move, Premium Point Investments is restating the performance of its flagship hedge fund and suspending redemptions until...

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Hangups Clouding Mobile Carriers' Outlooks

AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon have encountered some delays as they attempt to assemble their first asset-backed bond deals.

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Quicken Arm Prepping Personal-Loan Paper

A routine securitization program is in the works for Quicken Loans’ new online personal-loan affiliate.

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Stormy Conditions Nix SolarCity Offering

SolarCity has called off a $350 million securitization of solar-panel leases, and instead is attempting to sell some of the underlying receivables.

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Marketplace-Loan Plan Marks Funding Shift

Morgan Stanley and Prosper Marketplace are developing a new funding mechanism that could reduce the need for securitizations of marketplace loans.

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Delay Ending for Multi-Borrower Rental Deals

Securitizations of so-called landlord loans are regaining momentum.

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BlackRock Betting on UK Mortgages

BlackRock is developing a U.K. mortgage program that would rely heavily on sales of dollar-denominated bonds as a long-term funding mechanism.

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OneMain Answers Demand With More Deals

Responding to strong investor demand for its personal-loan securities, OneMain Financial is accelerating its issuance schedule.

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Hildene Seeks Suitors for CLO Operation

Hildene Capital’s collateralized loan obligation management business is for sale.

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CLO Imbroglio Deepens as Assured Buys In

Assured Guaranty has purchased some of the senior notes from one of Patriarch Partners’ troubled collateralized loan obligations, adding yet another...

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Conduit Issuance Finally On the Upswing

Commercial-paper conduit professionals are hailing a recent issuance spurt in the U.S. as part of a lasting trend.

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